Jón Axel Fransson

Jón Axel Fransson

Principal dancer

Born: 1991

Nationality: Iceland

Education: Educated from The Royal Danish Ballet School.

Career: In 2007 he joined The Royal Danish Ballet as an apprentice and became a member of the corps de ballet in 2010.

At The Royal Danish Theatre: 
5th year corps de ballet 2014/15:
Swan Lake, Marius Petipa: Von Rothbart & Benno

4th year corps de ballet 2013/14:
Napoli, August Bournonville: Pas de Six and Balabile
Nutcracker, George Balanchine: Prince
Grand Pas Classique, Victor Gsovskys: Pas de Deux
Minus 7, Ohad Naharin
The Lady of Cammellieas: Gaston Rieux

3rd year corps de ballet 2012/13:
Kermessen I Brügge, August Bournonville: Gert
La Bayadère, Nikolaj Hübbe: Blue God/Golden Idol, Pas d’action
Golden Cockrel, Alexei Ratmansky: Schomoroks

2nd year corps de ballet 2011/12:
La Dame aux Camélias, John Neumeier: Count N
Napoli, Bournonville: Pas de Six, Opéra de Paris Garnier
A Folk Tale, Bournonville: Pas de Sept
Nutcracker, George Balachine: Prince
Bournonville Fantacy, Thomas Lund: Soloist couple
Etudes, Harald Lander: Principal
Le Corsaire, Marius Petipa: Pas de Deux

1st year corps de ballet 2010/11:
A Folk Tale, Bournonville: Pas de Sept
Napoli, Bournonville: Pas de Six and Balabile
Sleeping Beauty, Christopher Wheeldon: Blue Bird
Swan Lake, Peter Martins: The Jester

Prizes and scholarships:  
2011: Chosen to participate in Erik Bruhn Competition in Toronto 
2012: Edith Allers Minde Legat
2012: Talent Pris Ballettens Venner
2011: Talent Pris Reumert 
2011: Albert Gaubiers Fonden 
2010: Neil Halpern Fonden Dance Legat 

Productions in season 2019/20